AIRTEL BAGS 3 AWARDS AT ENUGU TRADE FAIR
Airtel Nigeria sustained its winning streak at the just concluded 23rd Enugu International Trade Fair, scooping three awards for its outstanding performance at the fair. Airtel clinched the Best Participating Telecommunications Company award, the Fair's Telecommunications Partner of the Year, and the Most Colourful Special Day awards at the trade show which also had as its theme 'Transforming the nation's economy through policy reforms and enhanced infrastructural facilities'. The Fair was organised by the Enugu state Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA).
The mobile operator also received thumbs up from the Enugu State Government for its remarkable contribution to the development of the economy of the State.
The State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Dr. Jude Akubiko said Airtel has provided opportunities for many people in the state to grow their business in addition to touching lives even outside telecommunications through Airtel's corporate social responsibility initiatives and various empowerment programmes.
Akubiko expressed joy that Airtel brought a lot of colour to the fair, exciting visitors to the trade show with innovative and affordable products and services including its latest 3.75G superfast broadband service. The Commissioner was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Uwoezuoke Nwaebiem.
Speaking on the awards, the President of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Dr. Theo Okonkwo, said Airtel has demonstrated that it is a caring and socially responsible brand through its unique array of products and services which are designed to meet the needs of the different segment of the society, creation of job opportunities and community intervention initiatives, adding that thousands of people were attracted to its
Pavilion because of the opportunity it offered them to learn the basics of wealth creation in the telecommunications business.
Okonkwo explained that the support of Airtel has helped to drive home the objective of the fair which include the creation of seamless partnership between Public and Private Sector as key to sustainable growth and the development of the national economy. He added that the 23rd edition of the Trade Fair has helped to focus attention in the furtherance the Chamber's strategic initiative for encouraging a stronger and virile free enterprise and governance.
In his response on the awards, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Rajan Swaroop said, the company remain committed to providing unrivalled telecommunication services and experience to Nigerians. He revealed that the company is investing significantly in the expansion of coverage and enhancement of its capacity to ensure continuous improvement of quality of service and used the opportunity to thank the Enugu state government for its support for the company over the years, adding that such support has enhanced its service delivery to the people of the state and its adjourning neighbours.